Tag : coffee

The ‘Latte Levy’: A Small Price to Pay to Save our Planet

10 months ago / 0 comments

A charge, nicknamed the ‘latte levy’, is being trialled by Starbucks, that will see customers charged 5p for the use of a disposable takeaway cup. The charge is part of a plan to reduce the number of disposable takeaway cups that we use, currently estimated at 2.6 billion per year. … Read More

World’s biggest Starbucks Opened in China

1 year ago / 0 comments

Starbucks opened a 30,000 square foot store in Shanghai on 5th December (3% the size of Trinity Shopping Centre). The 30,000 square foot Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Shanghai is the coffee chain’s first Reserve Roastery outside the U.S. It’s twice the size of Starbucks’ flagship store in Seattle, where the … Read More

Leeds’ First Cat Café to Open This December

1 year ago / 0 comments

The Kitty Cafe, a Nottingham-based cat cafe, now has a confirmed opening date in Leeds. The location was announced last month as Kirkgate, and will open in Leeds on December 11. This is the first cat cafe in West Yorkshire. The project was announced in April, however following several delays … Read More

Is this the beginning of an easyCoffee revolution?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Many of you will have experienced the joys of the no-frills, low-cost airline, easyJet. Established in 1995, the publicly listed company traded its way successfully to the FTSE 100 Index and still operates globally today in more than 30 countries. The company’s founder, Sir Stelios Haji-Loannou, was knighted in 2006 … Read More

What’s new in science this week?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Mathematicians grind out the perfect Cuppa: Researchers from the University of Limerick and the University of Portsmouth have developed complex calculations to help optimise the perfect cup of coffee. The research quantifies how the exact grain size of ground coffee can dictate whether the brew will be bitter or too watery. … Read More

Why does Britain favour Costa when the world favours Starbucks?

2 years ago / 0 comments

(Photo from : Worldvs.com) Together, Costa and Starbucks account for 72 percent of spending in Britain’s branded coffee-shops and with 1.7bn cups of coffee sold each year in the UK, it’s no surprise that Costa and Starbucks fight for bragging rights. Whilst Costa may be ‘The Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop’, … Read More

The Uni’s Own Coffee Society: Revealed

2 years ago / 0 comments

Bringing people together who share the same appreciation for a cup of coffee, learning about a variety of coffee from local producers based in Leeds and, the best part, a good brew made right on campus from a selection of the finest coffee beans grown across the globe. Welcome to … Read More

Café crawls and coffee tasting: LUU’s new Coffee Society

3 years ago / 0 comments

It is undeniable that coffee has become a worldwide cult of its own in recent years: who doesn’t love coffee!? Whether you’re a flat white fiend or a double espresso diehard, don’t miss the chance to join Coffee Society. Brainchild of student Jake Leigh-Howarth and his secretary Zyggy, Coffee Society … Read More

The Caffeine Diaries – My Brewed Awakening

4 years ago / 0 comments

‘Decaf is like masturbating with an oven mitt.’ Not my words, but those of the late, great Robin Williams. Words that resonate with coffee drinkers everywhere, and until recently, words that I never truly appreciated. The UK consumes a staggering 70 million cups of coffee each day. So whether you’re … Read More

News | Cuppa and a slice of Christianity

5 years ago / 0 comments

Everyone loves a cuppa but most would be sick of tea after 250 cups of it. The Christian Union estimates that it’s given out that many steaming cups of char this week during the “biggest Christian Week of the year”. Their aim has been to get students talking about the … Read More